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    Having trouble locating a CPT code for excision of hypertrophic scar. Help please.

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    Where is the scar located?

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    scar is on the rt forearm.

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    From the 1140_ series, depending on the size of the scar. If closure is complex or intermediate you would code that as well.

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    thank you.

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